ArtsFest in Orlando 2012

Posted by Unlock Orlando January 14, 2012


What: ArtsFest by United Arts of Central Florida
When: February 1-29, 2012
Where: Every where around Orlando
Admission: Events are free, but you may have to enter into a ticket lottery

ArtsFest is one of the ultimate displays of artistic culture throughout the Orlando area. Over 80 cultural organizations spread across Orange, Seminole, and Osceola Counties are participating. Events will feature music, dance, drama, and art. Participating organizations include Mad Cow Theatre, Orlando Ballet and Orlando Museum of Art. There are some events that will require you to enter a lottery for a ticket, but below is the entire list from ArtsFest of Non-ticketed events and for all of these events you can simply decide to show up at your leisure. For more information check out www.artsfestfl.com

Non-Ticketed Events for ArtsFest in Orlando

A MAGI Belly Dance & Global Gypsies
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.423.7269

Sat. 2/4: 2 – 3 pm
A Magi Belly Dance & Global Gypsies Show
A Magi returns with its fiery flare of colorful Gypsy & Mid-East Folkloric tribal belly dance with the area’s top international dance & music artists demonstrating an array of cultural art through dance, drums & music.

Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens
633 Osceola Ave., Winter Park, 32789, 407.647.6294

Sat. 2/11: 10 am – 3 pm
Sun. 2/12: 1 – 3 pm
Open House at the Polasek
The historic Polasek residence and chapel will be open for visitors to self-guide alongside on-going activities for children and harpists playing live music in the gardens.

American Racket Cloggers
at Pine Hills Community Performing Arts Center
5600 W. Colonial Dr., Ste. 302, Orlando, 32808, 352.494.0104

Sun. 2/26: 5 pm
All-American Hoedown with American Racket Cloggers
Buckaroos young and old are invited to hoot, holler, stomp, scoot and shuffle at this exciting dance and music round-up led by a team of energetic American cloggers with an
international reputation as ambassadors of American culture and creativity!

Art & History Museums – Maitland
at Maitland Art Center
231 W. Packwood Ave., Maitland, 32751, 407.539.2181

Sun. 2/5: 11 am – 4 pm
Sun. 2/12: 11 am – 4 pm
Sun. 2/19: 11 am – 4 pm
Sun. 2/26: 11 am – 4 pm
Free Admission to Maitland Art Center
Experience the beauty and wonder of this artist colony established in 1937 and see the work of painter and printmaker Molly Chism.

Asian Cultural Association
at Hindu Society Hall
1994 Lake Dr., Casselberry, 32707, 407.699.5277

Sat. 2/25: 11 am – 1 pm
Dance Forms of India
Classical dances of India are among the best preserved and oldest practiced in the 21st century, and are presented regularly on stages in cities across India and around the world. Now you have the opportunity to see this art form in Central Florida.

at Barbara Ying Center, UCF
4000 Central Florida Blvd., Orlando, 32816, 407.823.2337

Sat. 2/25: 4 – 6 pm
Dance forms of India
Classical dances of India are among the best preserved and oldest practiced in the 21st century, and are presented regularly on stages in cities across India and around the world. Now you have the opportunity to see this art form in Central Florida.

Bach Festival Society of Winter Park
at Winter Park’s Central Park
251 S. Park Ave., Winter Park, 32789, 407.646.2182

Sat. 2/18: 1 – 2:30 pm
Big Band Bach
This fun outdoor concert features tunes by J.S. Bach – Big-Band style.

The Barnstorm Quartet
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.325.7787

Sun. 2/19: 1:30 – 2:30 pm
The Barnstorm Quartet: Simple Tunes for Complex Times
A powerful acoustic quartet brings you a refreshing side of original, swing and toe-tapping old-time tunes for your listening pleasure.

The BLU-TET
at Enzian’s Eden Bar
1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland, 32751, 815.793.6179

Wed. 2/22: 6 – 8 pm
Wed. 2/29: 6 – 8 pm
Digital Journey: Where Jazz Meets Hip-Hop
Live music at its rawest state. Stunning improvisation and trance-like beats done by a live band; this event connects the participant with the art in the best way possible, through their ears.

The Center for Contemporary Dance
at Tavares High School
603 N. New Hampshire Ave., Tavares, 32778, 407.695.8366

Fri. 2/3: 7 pm
Sacred Slave Stories
The Center for Contemporary Dance presents Moore
Dance Project in Sacred Slave Stories, a history-inspired contemporary ballet that unfolds as a series of living memories from African-Americans who once lived as slaves.

Central Florida Ballet
at Trinity Preparatory School
5700 Trinity Prep Ln., Winter Park, 32792, 407.849.9948

Sun. 2/19: 2 – 3 pm
The Enchanted Garden
The Enchanted Garden is a blend of classical favorites illustrating technique and artistry at its best while celebrating the beauty, grace and harmony of ballet!

Central Florida Community Arts
at First Presbyterian Church of Maitland
341 N. Orlando Ave., Maitland, 32751, 407.474.7909

Mon. 2/20: 7 – 8:30 pm
Salute to American Heroes
Salute to American Heroes will include songs of faith and freedom as we honor the United States of America and those who have protected our country. With inclusion of well-known patriotic songs will undoubtedly make all who attend proud to be American.

Central Florida Folk, Inc.
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Ave., Orlando, 32801, 407.835.7481

Sun. 2/12: 1:30 – 4 pm
Florida, Sing To Me – Florida in Song
We help every American generation discover its folk music treasures.

CityArts Factory
29 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, 32801, 407.648.7060

Wed. 2/1 – Sat. 2/4: 11 am – 6 pm
Tues. 2/7 – Sat. 2/11: 11 am – 6 pm
Tues. 2/14 – Sat. 2/18: 11 am – 6 pm
Tues. 2/21 – Sat. 2/25: 11 am – 6 pm
Tues. 2/28 – Wed. 2/29: 11 am – 6 pm
Explore CityArts Factory
Stop by CityArts Factory to enjoy works from local artists and get registered to win a gift pack including tickets for two to both SAK Comedy Lab and Jazz Brunch at the Grand Bohemian Hotel.

29 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, 32801, 407.648.7060

Thurs. 2/16: 6 – 9 pm
Free Headshots
Free professional headshots with CD of your pictures on the way out!

Clouds in My Coffee Theater
at Dex Imaging Skyline Club at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium
1610 W. Church St., Orlando, 32805, 407.970.1550

Sat. 2/25: 8 pm
Clouds of Love
Clouds of Love includes Orlando’s best spoken word and live music featuring Mozaic.

Cornell Fine Arts Museum
at Rollins College, 1000 Holt Ave., Winter Park, 32789, 407.646.2526

Fri. 2/3: 10 am – 8 pm
Free Admission at the Cornell
Enjoy world-class art exhibitions at one of the best collegiate museums in the nation!

Creative Sanford, Inc.
at The Princess Theater
115 W. First St., Sanford, 32771, 407.314.6750

Sat. 2/11: 10 am , 11 am , 1 pm & 2 pm
Generations from Celery Soup’s Production of Touch and Go
Enjoy the journey from Cameron to Sanford as told in a moving history by the last person left in her family line. This is just a taste of the wonderful Florida folk life play, Touch and Go, being presented at the Princess Theater in Historic Downtown Sanford.

Emotions Dance
at Trinity Preparatory School
5700 Trinity Prep Ln., Winter Park, 32792, 407.788.1659

Sat. 2/18: 8 – 9 pm
Untold Stories: A Closer Look
Due to some mature themes, this event is not suitable for kids under the age of 13. This interactive contemporary dance experience includes a talk-back with the Choreographer about the inspiration for the piece and a closer look into the stories. Audiences will also have their chance to give feedback about the pieces presented.

The Expressions
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.451.6043

Sat. 2/18: 3 – 4 pm
The Expressions: American Dance
Fusion Meets Traditional Belly Dancing.The Expressions are a professional belly dance troupe that specializes in all forms of belly dance, including traditional cabaret and tribal fusion.

FantasyLand Theatrical Productions
at The Pointe Performing Arts Center
9101 International Dr., Orlando, 32819, 407.374.3587

Sat. 2/18: 1:30 – 2:15 pm
Sat. 2/25: 1:30 – 2:15 pm
The Storyteller Celebrates African American History
The Storyteller returns to the stage to celebrate diversity and share with young audiences the struggles, successes and significance of African-Americans.

Florida Young Artists Orchestra
at Trinity Preparatory School
5700 Trinity Prep Ln., Winter Park, 32792, 407.257.8886

Sun. 2/12: 3 – 4:30 pm
A Concert From the Heart
Enjoy the talent of the excellent youth orchestra as they perform music to fill your heart.

Gallery on First
211 E. 1st St., Sanford, 32771, 407.323.2774

Sat. 2/18: 10 am – 6 pm
Masterpiece in a Day
The studio artists of Gallery on First will work nonstop to complete a masterpiece in front of the public while silent auction bids are made throughout the day; a portion of all sales will be donated to Meals on Wheels in Seminole County.

Sat. 2/4: 1 – 3 pm
Pastel Painting Demonstration
Studio artist Debe Abbott will be conducting a pastel painting demonstration. Working in pastels, she will be sharing tips on her techniques.

Sat. 2/4: 10 am – noon
Watercolor Painting Demonstration with Cindy Sturla
Watch studio artist Cindy Sturla create a painting from start to finish while you pick up tips, techniques and secrets from the master herself.

Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida
851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland, 32751, 407.628.0555

Wed. 2/1 & Thurs. 2/2: 9 am – 4 pm
Fri. 2/3: 9 am – 1 pm
Sun. 2/5: 1 – 4 pm
Mon. 2/6 – Thurs. 2/9: 9 am – 4 pm
Fri. 2/10: 9 am – 1 pm
Sun. 2/12: 1 – 4 pm
Mon. 2/13 – Thurs. 2/16: 9 am – 4 pm
Fri. 2/17: 9 am – 1 pm
Sun. 2/19: 1 – 4 pm
Mon. 2/20 – Thurs. 2/23: 9 am – 4 pm
Fri. 2/24: 9 am – 1 pm
Sun. 2/26: 1 – 4 pm
Mon. 2/27 – Wed. 2/29: 9 am – 4 pm BESA: How Albanian Muslims Saved Jews
What does it mean when a community – the Muslim people of Albania – requires people to follow the “Golden Rule,” no matter what the risk?

International Folk Dance Ensemble
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.425.6893

Sat. 2/11: 1 – 4 pm
International Folk Dance Ensemble
Experience international ethnic dances from around the world performed to traditional music in authentic costumes.

Jeanine Taylor Folk Art
211 E. 1st St., Sanford, 32771, 407.323.2774

Sat. 2/11: 10 am – 4 pm
Theresa Disney’s Spring 2012 Collection:
ON and OFF the Wall
Enter the colorful imagination of folk artist Theresa Disney as we present her 2012 Spring collection of paintings, sculptures and textiles.

Lake Eustis Museum of Art
200 E. Orange Ave., Eustis, 32726, 352.483.2900

Sun. 2/5: 11 am – 3 pm
Art Escapade IV
Explore the abstract world with primary exhibitor and painter Patricia Zalisko.

Leesburg Center for the Arts
429 W. Magnolia St., Leesburg, 34749, 352.365.0232

Fri. 2/10: 7 pm
Black History Month Festivities
Celebrate Black History Month at the Leesburg Center for the Arts with a Gospel Choir Showcase which will feature the Christian Worship Center Choir and an exhibit from the Leesburg African-American Museum.

Mead Botanical Garden
1500 S. Denning Dr., Winter Park, 32789, 407.599.2800

Sat. 2/18: 10 am – 2 pm
The Great Duck Derby
Kids and adults alike can enjoy this free event or purchase a duck to paint and race through Winter Park’s hidden treasure, Mead Botanical Garden.

The Mennello Museum of American Art
900 E. Princeton St., Orlando, 32803, 407.246.4278

Sat. 2/11 & Sun. 2/12: 10 am – 5 pm
The Orlando Folk Festival
The Orlando Folk Festival features two days of folk art, folk music and traditional craft demonstrations for free.

MicheLee Puppets
at Downtown Orlando Information Center
201 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 102, Orlando, 32801, 407.898.7925

Tues. 2/21: 10:30 – 11 am
SomeBunny Special
Join Miss Bunny on her forest escapade with mischievous squirrels, the howling hound dog and the “oh too cool” raccoon as she discovers that she is SomeBunny Special. Along the way, kids learn that they are SomeBunny Special, too!
Mount Dora Center for the Arts
138 E. 5th Ave., Mount Dora, 32757, 352.383.0880

Sat. 2/4 & Sun. 2/5: 10 am – 5 pm
37th Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival
Browse the works of 300 creative visual artists and performers as they fill the streets of quaint, scenic Mount Dora during the 37th annual arts festival.

Mount Dora Music Festival
at Donnelly Park
Corner of 5th St. and Donnelly St., Mount Dora, 32757, 352.385.1010

Sat. 2/18: noon – 5 pm
Pickin’ in the Park
Americana music at its best! Come for the music, stay for the fun.

Movement Arts Studio
at Marks Street Recreation Center
99 E. Marks St., Orlando, 32803, 407.254.1066

Sat. 2/25: 3 pm
I Don’t Think We’re In Orlando Anymore
An original telling of Wizard of Oz meets Wicked meets The Wiz through ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance.

Seminole County Historical Society
at Museum of Seminole County History
300 Bush Blvd., Sanford, 32773, 407.665.2489

Sat. 2/11: 9 am – 1 pm
Glass Fascination: Form, Function and Art
Professional glass artist Kevin Eagleton shows how it’s done and shows samples during our Glass Menagerie exhibit of 19th and 20th century glassworks.

Nritya Academy
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.835.7323

Sun. 2/26: 3 – 4 pm
Vasanth Utsav – Welcome Spring
Enjoy Colors of Spring Shrouded in the enchanting Mystique of India, an ancient heritage, in all its pristine glory and splendor.

Orange County Regional History Center
65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.836.8500

Sun. 2/12: noon – 5 pm
Wed. 2/15: 10 am – 5 pm
Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente
Roberto Clemente was an outstanding baseball player, but this bilingual tribute takes you on a journey beyond sports history to ethnic pride and Clemente’s profound commitment to helping others.

Orisirisi African Folklore
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.835.7323

Sat. 2/18: 11 am – noon
Orisirisi Drum Sermons: Folktales,
Legends, Myths from the Far Corners of Africa
A celebration of music, culture, and the recreation of the African storytelling tradition; including drum and percussion instruments, audience participation, and fun learning for the entire family.

Orlando Concert Band, Inc.
at Trinity Preparatory School
5700 Trinity Prep Ln., Winter Park, 32792, 407.718.9333

Sun. 2/12: 3 – 4:30 pm
Concert From the Heart
The best of the old and new musical standards as interpreted by Central Florida’s most accomplished wind ensemble.

Orlando Gay Chorus
at Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s Rehearsal Hall
812 E. Rollins St., Orlando, 32803, 407.841.7464

Sat. 2/18: 1 – 2 pm
Changing Hearts
Enjoy this sneak peak of the Orlando Gay Chorus’ Spring 2012 concert as well as favorites from seasons past!

Orlando Museum of Art
at Orlando Museum of Art
2416 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, 32803, 407.896.4231

Fri. 2/3 & Sat. 2/4: noon – 4 pm
Free Days at OMA!
Bring the entire family to be inspired by the collections of American art, ancient and modern, as well as African art at the Orlando Museum of Art.

Orlando School of Cultural Dance
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.578.1687

Sat. 2/4: 4 – 5:30 pm
The Sacred Forest
Visit the world of a little African girl named Ndeo who finds the secret to life in the forest.

Orlando Youth Circus
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.855.5457

Sun. 2/26: 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Orlando Youth Circus
Participate in the fun of circus arts at this interactive demonstration of skills by Orlando Youth Circus.

Osceola Center for the Arts
at Valencia College – Osceola Campus
1800 Denn John Ln., Kissimmee, 34744, 407.846.6257

Sat. 2/11 & Sun. 2/12: 10 am – 5 pm
Osceola Art Festival
The 45th annual Osceola Art Festival on Valencia’s Osceola Campus features 150 professional artists from around the United States.

Osceola County Historical Society
at The Pioneer Village and Museum Grounds
750 N. Bass Rd., Kissimmee, 34746, 407.396.8644

Sat. 2/11: 10 am – 4 pm
Kiss My Ribs 2012
Join in the celebration of Black History Month by enjoying some of the best BBQ around, listening to performing gospel choirs, attending a History Talk presentation, and exploring a Black History exhibit.

O-Town Sound
at Pine Ridge Presbyterian Church
3900 Hiawassee Rd., Orlando, 32835, 407.257.2611

Mon. 2/13: 7 – 9 pm
A Cappella Barbershop Open House
This open house allows you to learn how to become a part of the A Cappella Barbershop experience.

Performing Arts of Maitland
at City of Maitland’s Truck Café
701 Lake Lily Dr., Maitland, 32751, 407.539.6268

Tues. 2/7: 6 – 9 pm
Tues. 2/14: 6 – 9 pm
Tues. 2/21: 6 – 9 pm
Tues. 2/28: 6 – 9 pm
M3: Truck Café
Come enjoy great food and fantastic entertainment at beautiful Lake Lily Park in Maitland.

Performing Arts of Maitland
at First Presbyterian Church of Maitland
341 N. Orlando Ave., Maitland, 32751, 321.303.1711

Thurs. 2/2: 7 – 9 pm
Thurs. 2/9: 7 – 9 pm
Thurs. 2/16: 7 – 9 pm
Thurs. 2/23: 7 – 9 pm
Maitland Symphony Orchestra Rehearsal
Come listen and experience a working symphony
orchestra’s rehearsal of fun music.

Performing Arts of Maitland
at Germaine Marvel building
231 Packwood Ave., Maitland, 32751, 407.539.2181

Mon. 2/6: 6 – 9 pm
Mon. 2/13: 6 – 9 pm
Mon. 2/20: 6 – 9 pm
Mon. 2/27: 6 – 9 pm
Maitland Stage Band Rehearsal
Come listen and dance (if you dare) to the sounds of big band music as it’s practiced and performed.

Performing Arts of Maitland
at Lake Lily Park
701 Lake Lily Dr., Maitland, 32751, 321.303.1711

Sun. 2/5: 10 am – 1 pm
Sun. 2/12: 10 am – 1 pm
Sun. 2/19: 10 am – 1 pm
Sun. 2/26: 10 am – 1 pm
Maitland Market Music
Performing Arts of Maitland sponsors musical acts to perform outside at the City of Maitland’s Farmers Market every Sunday. Food and drink are available.

Play The Moment
At Art’s Sake Studios
680 Clay St., Winter Park, 32789, 407.339.3771

Fri. 2/17 & Sat. 2/18: 8 pm
The Road to Mecca
Listen in to a staged reading of “The Road to Mecca” by Athol Fugard, staring Marty Stonerock.

Playwrights’ Round Table
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.761.2683

Sun. 2/5: 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Playwrights’ Round Table Staged Reading
Join Playwrights’ Round Table and ArtsFest for a free staged reading of an original play by one of our member playwrights!

Robin Maria Pedrero
at Steinway Galleries
303 E. Altamonte Dr. #1225, Altamonte Springs, 32701, 407.339.3771

Thurs. 2/9: 6 – 8 pm
Visual Music
Embrace vibrant emotive art by local artist and past
United Arts grant recipient Robin Maria Pedrero with the accompaniment of a live musical performance.

SEA Vocal Ensemble
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.865.1843

Sun. 2/19: 3 – 4 pm
SEA Vocal Ensemble
Sweetwater Episcopal Academy’s Vocal Ensemble is a showcase for some of the most gifted and talented young singers in Central Florida who perform a varied repertoire of pop, traditional and Broadway.

Seminole County Convention
& Visitors Bureau
at Seminole County CVB Welcome Center
1000 AAA Dr. #200, Heathrow, 32746, 407.665.2908

Wed. 2/1 – Fri. 2/3: 9 am – 5 pm
Mon. 2/6 – Fri. 2/10: 9 am – 5 pm
Mon. 2/13 – Fri. 2/17: 9 am – 5 pm
Mon. 2/20: – Fri. 2/24: 9 am – 5 pm
Mon. 2/27 – Wed. 2/29: 9 am – 5 pm
Tourism Through the Decades
Take a journey through time at the Seminole County CVB Welcome Center, featuring a Florida Souvenirs exhibit and offering limited edition postcards to visitors while they last.

Seminole State College of Florida
at Fine Arts Building Concert Hall
100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford, 32773, 407.708.2040

Tues. 2/7: 7:30 – 9 pm
Cheryse McLeod Lewis In Concert:
“Then Sings My Soul”
Cheryse McLeod Lewis, mezzo-soprano, sings a beautiful program of songs and spirituals that celebrate the rich history of African-Americans and includes Lee Hoiby’s musical setting of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech.

Seminole State College of Florida
at The Fine Arts Gallery
G-101, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford, 32773, 407.708.2040

Thurs. 2/23: 9 am – 4 pm
Fri. 2/24 & Sat. 2/25: 6:30 – 8 pm
Sun. 2/26: 1 – 2 pm
Mon. 2/27 – Wed. 2/29: 9 am – 4 pm
Donte K. Hayes & Idith Levy
View intuitive, thought-provoking and sometimes humorous mixed-media works by Georgia-based artist, Donte K. Hayes.

Seminole State College of Florida
at The Fine Arts Gallery
G-101, 100 Weldon Blvd., Sanford, 32773, 407.708.2040

Wed. 2/1 & Thurs. 2/2: 9 am – 4 pm
Fri. 2/3 & Sat. 2/4: 6:30 – 8 pm
Sun. 2/5: 1 – 2 pm
Mon. 2/6 – Thurs. 2/9: 9 am – 4 pm
Fri. 2/10 & Sat. 2/11: 6:30 – 8 pm
Sun. 2/12: 1 – 2 pm
Mon. 2/13 – Thurs. 2/16: 9 am – 4 pm
Flat Planes
Observe abstract paintings, sculptures and other provocative artworks by Jeff Hoffman and Aaron Vaaler.

Student Museum Restoration Committee
at The Student Museum
301 W. 7th St., Sanford, 32771, 407.936.1679

Sat. 2/11: 10 am – 4 pm
Walk Through History
History comes to life as Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder visit the Pioneer room and a Timucuan maiden visits the Native American room.

UCF Opera
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.823.4680

Sun. 2/5: 3 – 4 pm
Goldilocks and the Three Bears in Outer Space
Mozart’s beautiful music from The Magic Flute provides the background for the twist on a classic story’s important lesson about how we can conserve our resources and pitch in to better the planet.

Uncover the Color
at The Seaside Plaza just outside The Downtown Information Center, 201 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, 3280, 407.375.1172

TBD
Tree of Light
Standing over 20 feet tall, the Tree of Light is an interactive sculpture constructed from recycled, reclaimed, and local wood. You’re invited to interact with the Tree by turning on a series of lights that are hanging from it – once all the lights are on; they create a beautiful dance of light to an original piece of music.

Uptown Art Expo
at Crane’s Roost Park
150 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs, FL 32701, 407.592.0002

Sat. 2/18 & Sun. 2/19: 11 am – 6 pm
Uptown Art Expo
Over 125 art and fine craft vendors, chalk street art, children’s activities, musicians, and street performers – all in beautiful uptown Altamonte.

Urban ReThink
625 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.704.6895

Sun. 2/5 & Sun. 2/19: 11 am – 7 pm
Human Library
Peruse fascinating stories from over 30 “human books” to discover the living truth of experiences like publishing a book, conducting an orchestra, or climbing Mount Everest – directly from the people who lived it!

Valencia College East Campus
at The Performing Arts Center
701 N. Econlockhatchee Trl., Orlando, 32825, 407.582.2900

Tues. 2/7: 7:30 pm
Music Student Showcase
Enjoy performances by some of the shining stars of Valencia’s music performance program.

Valencia College East Campus
at Valencia East Campus Performing Arts Center
701 N. Econlockhatchee Trl., Orlando, 32825, 407.582.2900

Tues. 2/28: 7:30 pm
Music Faculty Recital
Enjoy vocal and instrumental music performed by talented faculty from Valencia’s Music Department.

Winter Park Historical Association
at Winter Park Historical Museum
200 W. New England Ave., Winter Park, 32789, 407.647.2330

Wed. 2/1 – Fri. 2/3: 10 am – 4 pm
Sat. 2/4: 9 am – 2 pm
Tues. 2/7 – Fri. 2/10: 10 am – 4 pm
Sat. 2/11: 9 am – 2 pm
Tues. 2/14 – Fri. 2/17: 10 am – 4 pm
Sat. 2/18: 9 am – 2 pm
Tues. 2/21: – Fri. 2/24: 10 am – 4 pm
Sat. 2/25: 9 am – 2 pm
Tues. 2/28 & Wed. 2/29: 10 am – 4 pm The Way We Were: Park Avenue in the ’60s and ’70s
Take a step back in time and learn about the people and shops of Park Avenue during the 1960s and 1970s.

The Wondermakers
at Orlando Public Library
101 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.566.9118

Sat. 2/18: 1 – 2 pm
Story Soup
Explore and create the wonderful world of stories with professional comedy improv actors!

The Wondermakers
at The Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida
639 W. Central Blvd., Orlando, 32801, 407.426.1250

Sat. 2/25: 1 – 2 pm
Story Soup
Explore and create the wonderful world of stories with professional comedy improv actors!

Zora Neale Hurston
National Museum of Fine Arts
227 E. Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville, 32751, 407.647.3307

Mon. 2/20 – Fri. 2/24: 9 am – 4:30 pm
Be Our Guest
Enjoy free admission to the Hurston Museum of Art for five days during ArtsFest.

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